Stories tagged: "Indigenous"


No, It’s Never Okay to Pretend You’re Indigenous

After a white Madisonian made headlines for moonlighting as a Native person, we hear from them and the tribe members hurt by their actions.

9 Reservations to Visit in Wisconsin 

We live on their land, so the least we can do is learn about their life.

Aimee as a young girl
‘A Rez Girl At Heart’: A Journey of Self Discovery, Acceptance, & Healing

“I remember being in my dorm with some friends and hearing one of them say Natives are ‘dirty savages.’ I realized, that person wouldn’t like me if they knew who I really was.”

Casino Revenue, Racism, & the Fight to Simply Be Seen: What Wisconsin’s First Residents Want You to Know About Modern Native Americans

While frustrated, our native neighbors are now focused on sharing their side of the story to help others understand the barriers they've not only faced historically, but continue to confront today.

Images via Travel Wisconsin
6 Ways You Can Honor Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Wisconsin

For only the second year, Indigenous Peoples’ Day will be marked as an officially recognized holiday in the US. Here are ways you can celebrate Native culture in Wisconsin.  

(Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Oshkosh Is Fixing Harmful Depictions in Its Chief Oshkosh Statue

The city of Oshkosh is adding new plaques explaining why its statue of its namesake, Chief Oshkosh, falls short.